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Beads

One red faience cylinder bead and nine blue faience ring beads.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 61 (tomb of an unidentified queen). 1918: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani–Atlanersa, 664–643 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

18-4-518

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads